[JDEV] re: jabbertest

Benjamin Reed ben at opennms.org
Tue Aug 21 09:09:53 CDT 2001

Dustin Puryear [dpuryear at usa.net] wrote:
> > try tar -xvzf
> Then why would it work _BEFORE_ I posted it to sf.net? Anyway, someone
> else let me know that Mozilla unarchives a tar file for some odd reason.
> That was the reason. Thanks.

It most likely didn't work the way you think it did.  the "f" in
"xvzf" takes an argument, it has to have a filename after it.

"tar xvfz filename.tar.gz" tries to extract the file ./filename.tar.gz
from a non-gzipped tarball called "z".

Ben Reed (ben at opennms.org)
"Is it considered bad form to quote yourself in your sig?" -- Me

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